About Lucas X. Wiseman

I'm a Pioneers in Skirts Guest Blogger with over five years of professional writing under my belt, ranging from newspapers and websites to literary journals and iPhone apps. And hey, I'm a much bigger advocate for my wife after seeing the rough cut of the film. It opened my eyes as to just how much work there is left to do for women in the workplace. A lot of work that I must be a part of. -- Be sure to say hi to me on Twitter @LucasWiseman! --

How to save the world: a guide for broke millennials

By |2019-06-18T14:46:22-04:00April 16th, 2018|Announcements|

Making a difference when you’re strapped for cash

Saving the world can seem like a pipe dream when you’re struggling to make rent, but it’s almost impossible to ignore the feeling that things need to change. If that’s a sentiment you’ve felt yourself, take heart: you don’t need to be rich or […]

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Taking the plunge to combat bias & sexism at work

By |2020-03-22T21:15:57-04:00February 27th, 2018|Announcements|

For women, burnout comes much sooner than you think.

FACT: Many women face gender bias and sexism at work. If you’re not aware of it, it can be hard to see. Over time, many women become oblivious to how their experiences are slowly changing how they view their self and their capabilities. Soon, burnout can set […]

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I thought gender bias & sexism in the United States was mostly over…

By |2019-05-17T09:09:59-04:00October 14th, 2017|Announcements|

I won’t pretend that Pioneers in Skirts will convince everyone that the problem of sexism and inequality between men and women still exists; but it does, and can help. It can tell the 20/30-something who feels stuck in her company that she isn’t alone. It can encourage parents to keep showing their little girl that […]

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7 tips for headache-free indie filmmaking

By |2019-05-17T09:10:13-04:00August 27th, 2017|Announcements|

Director Ashley Maria has several indie films under her belt, ranging from comedic, horror to immersive films. Ashley has spent the last 10 years discovering and putting into practice some pretty efficient tips and tricks for navigating the world of indie filmmaking. Fresh off of […]

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A Tarheel born and bred

By |2019-05-17T09:10:36-04:00August 9th, 2017|Announcements|

For This Hollywood Director…

North Carolina’s Film Industry Is A Call Home

Director Ashley Maria is a Tarheel born and bred, but professors and friends both told her the only way to “make it” in film was to be in Hollywood. Determined to succeed, she went west in 2009.

Despite her driver’s license reading “California,” Ashley’s blue blood […]

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